Cash Management and Investment of Public Funds

This course is held annually and is one of the core courses for the finance officers' certification program. Participants will learn about goals, process and organizations for successful cash management; how to evaluate banking services and financial institutions; investment strategies; investment policies; and accounting and reporting for investments.

FORMAT:  This class will be fully in-person with no option to attend any portion virtually. 
                 No sessions are recorded and no Zoom links are available.
                 Make-up sessions are not available.

MATERIALS: Instructions to access materials and other related items will be provided closer to the first day of class

CPE: Recommended hours- Will be posted once the agenda is finalized 

FEE: $550 

HOTELS: There is not a block of rooms for this class  For area hotel information see our hotel information list at


Additional information

Attendees: This intermediate class is for Finance officers, treasurers, and/or staff with cash management responsibilities.

Prerequisites: Participants should have at least one year experience in local government finance and be a local government or school system finance officer, analyst, or staff member who exercises oversight responsibilities for public cash management and investment functions.

Certification Questions: See the links on the right side of this page for information about Finance Officers Certification

Completion of this course fulfills one of the core course requirements for the Local Government Finance Officers Certification

CPE Hours pending confirmation of the 2024 agenda

  • Chapel Hill, NC
    July 29 - 31, 2024
    School of Government
    400 South Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before July 21, 2024 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after July 22, 2024, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
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    Registration and payment for this course grants access for a single attendee. In order to register a group of attendees, please register each person individually. If you have questions, please contact our registration office at or 919.966.4414.


MATERIALS: Instructions to access materials, parking information, and other related items will be provided closer to the first day of class

2023 Draft Agenda click HERE. 2024 Agenda will be posted when confirmed 

For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Susan Hutchinson

Program Manager, Law and Finance Group; Continuing Education Manager
Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Term Teaching Professor; Secretary, School of Government Foundation Board of Directors